advocate For the arts
Coloratura, Though Leadership Summit May 9th 2023 event
Discover the transformative impact of the arts on the Kansas City region. From enriching our cultural identity and fueling economic growth to empowering individuals through education and fostering unity, the arts are a powerful catalyst for positive change.
ARTSKC REGIONAL ARTS IMPACT DASHBOARD
Introducing the ArtsKC Regional Arts Impact Dashboard—a new tool providing a comprehensive view of the social and economic impact of our region's nonprofit arts sector, along with key societal and community demographics. Featuring arts asset maps, social impact stories, findings from 2023's Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6) study, and more, this tool presents a cohesive story of the arts in our region and is free for the community to utilize.
Photo courtesy Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, photo by Nicole Bissey
Based on findings from the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6) national economic impact study, organizations can enter their data and determine their impact on local government revenue, state government revenue, local household incomes, and more.
Thought Leadership Series
Thought Leadership Summit event, Dana Knapp and Susan Magsamen, photo by RW Photography
Who Needs Art: A Thought Leadership Summit is designed to advance the dialogue around the essential impact of the arts and drive further integration of the arts into related policy, leadership, and decision-making in a measurable and lasting way.
who needs art AWARENESS campaign
Who Needs Art is a multi-year campaign created to communicate the transformative influence the arts have on individuals, our social well-being, and our economic prosperity. The campaign mobilizes an informed network of advocates that humanize the arts and remind the community that the arts are essential
Featuring Fishtank Theatre, design by Design Ranch
ART MOVES US DOCUMENTARY
To uplift the value of the arts in our daily lives and community, ArtsKC partnered with Kansas City PBS to develop an hour-long documentary, Art Moves Us. The documentary increased the visibility of artists, organizations, and programs in our community and explored how the arts contribute to our sense of belonging, overall health, education, and local economy.
Promo Design by Brooke Callister